Fresh Sheet: August 3, 2016

August Already?

The summer is flying by, and we find ourselves in August already! While our summer may be about halfway over, there's still plenty of summery market goodness to enjoy, from fresh berries and vegetables to lemonade and food truck meals. Soak up more sunshine while you can at market this week!

Join us here on the Fresh Sheet every Tuesday to see what's fresh and happening at your favourite farmers' market! Remember, please leave Fido at home- no dogs are allowed where food is being served!

The Southwest Edmonton Seniors' Association will be in the Community Tent this week, providing information about their programs and activities for those over 55 in our area.

Dargatz Family Farm will be bringing their usual potatoes, tomatoes and potted plants and herbs, along with squash blossoms.

Holden Colony will be bringing their fresh field and greenhouse veggies, along with frozen chickens, preserves, and eggs.

Lactuca Urban Farm will be bringing their hyperlocal salad mix, along with arugula, parsley, dill, kale, squash, basil and fresh garlic.

Riverbend Gardens will be bringing fresh potatoes, carrots, beets, beans, dill, summer squash, onions, and other field crops this week.

S4 Greenhouses always has the most delicious greenhouse vegetables, from lettuce, and tomatoes to mini cucumbers and fresh bell peppers.

Birds and Bees Winery is back this week with their wonderful fruit wines and meads. They'll be sampling at their stall, so be sure to welcome them back to market over a sip of wine!

Cafe Bel-Air will be bringing fresh, handmade popsicles to market. All of Cafe Bel-Air's popsicles are free of gluten and tree nuts, and they have vegan options as well!

Crafty Cooks will l be sampling Spicy Sausage Lentil and Split Pea and Ham soup. They also are featuring their newest item, Bacon Jalapeño Bombs

Cravings Gelato will be bringing their fantastic gelato, gelato pops and her new diabetic class of gelatos.

Honest Dumplings is bringing their handmade dumplings in delicious flavours.

Jerky Jerky will be on-site with their beef and pork jerkies in a variety of flavours.

Pamoda Tea will be back this week with their hand-blended teas and tea-infused choco

Melodi's Kitchen is our favourite Turkish food vendor and will be bringing all of their popular dishes for you to try.

Michelle's Preserves is back this week with her amazing pickles and jams.

Mini Kitchen specializes in delicious Indian and Thai food.

O'Delight will be bringing their homemade Moroccan foods. They always have samples of their wonderful take-home meals!

The Ruby Apron will be back this week, bringing prepared foods made with local ingredients.

Sweet and Spicy is back this week with their hand-blended spice mixes, sauces, salsas and jellies.

Square 1 Coffee will be serving up fresh coffee and selling bags of coffee beans from craft roasters around Western Canada and United States.

Thai Sab Food Co. will be bringing her delicious Thai foods to market this week.

Theo's Greek Kouzina will be bringing their well-loved greek dips and treats to market this week.

Urban Pierogies will be joining us with their fresh pierogies made from simple and organic ingredients.

This week's photo of the week is from our Sprouts tent, where kids receive their tokens to spend on fruits and vegetables and get excited about healthy eating!

This week's photo of the week is from our Sprouts tent, where kids receive their tokens to spend on fruits and vegetables and get excited about healthy eating!

The Sprouts Program for kids continues! Children between 4-12 will receive a $2 token to spend with our fruit and vegetable vendors.

This week, our Sprouts recipe is "Chasing Rainbows". You can pick up your copy of the recipe at the Sprouts table when you check in! For more information on the Sprouts Program, click here.

AIG Produce will be bringing fresh cherries (red and Rainier), berries, plums, apricots, and green apples to market this week.

Red Apple is featuring their free-stone peaches this week. If you're looking to can, they have cases available.

Steve & Dan's Fresh B.C. Fruit will have a wonderful variety of fresh berries, cherries and stone fruits, along with dehydrated apples and sparkling apple juice.

Effing Seafoods will be on-site with fresh B.C. seafood.

Sunworks Organic Farm will be joining us with their humanely raised meats, sausages, and eggs.

Auntie Jean's Fudge will be at market with her handmade fudge. Her two best-sellers are salted caramel and sour lemon, and they'll both be at market this week!

Celebrate, Gluten Free is the perfect option for those with gluten sensitivities. They always have amazing bagels, cupcakes, and loaves of bread available!

Confetti Sweets is our favourite pink tent at market, full of wonderful cookies!

Prairie Mill Bread Co. makes all of his bread loaves and cinnamon buns right in our neck of the woods!

Sandra's Macarons will be bringing her bright and delicious array of hand-made macarons this week.

Sweet Stuff will be bringing her delicious cupcakes, croissants, and cookies to market.

Bully Food Truck will be serving up drool-worthy comfort food using fresh and local ingredients.

Fat Franks will be ready to serve you their delicious hot dogs and smokies with all the fixings!

Original Canadian Kettle Corn, a farmers' market staple, will be here this week satisfying all of your cravings for this summer favourite!

Pink Tafetta Catering will be joining us this week with items including pierogy poutine, sweet curry with naan, and a new vegan sandwich option!

Yellowbird Cafe Truck will be back at SWEFM this week with their friendly smiles and delicious Asian fusion cuisine.

Ada's Soap Shop has a large line of natural skincare and shaving products.  All of his products are hand made in Edmonton!

Carmen's Jewelry is joining us again this week with her leather handmade jewelry.

Dazzling Designs is back this week with her gorgeous handmade clothing and accessories, including hand-painted jewelry.

Hunter & Hanley will be bringing their home decor and baby items.

Morrie's Handicrafts will be back this week with his hand-made home decor and garden items.

Skinchantment will be bringing facial oils, facial sprays, dry masques, bath salts and beard oils.

Sweetpea Baby Accessories is back this week with their adorable baby clothing, gifts, and accessories.

Wilmar Farms will be back with their healthy hemp products for the kitchen and your skin.


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